Archive for August, 2011

Students Have Fun, Shop for Art during Welcome Week

Students Have Fun, Shop for Art during Welcome Week

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

New students shopped for posters and other items, played frisbee, were treated to Serendipity Ice Cream – a local Webster Groves merchant – and generally had a good time Aug. 23 at the poster sale, a Welcome Week activity in the Quad on the St. Louis campus.

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Team Leaders Needed for Webster Works Worldwide, Oct. 5

Team Leaders Needed for Webster Works Worldwide, Oct. 5

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide is Wednesday, Oct. 5. Mark your calendar! Team Leaders are needed now. Team Leaders are volunteers who serve as liaisons between individual volunteers and the agency in need. The Team Leader plays a critical role in communicating the details of the project and coordinating volunteers. Some projects that need Team Leaders include:

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Faculty Development Center Fall Workshop/Webinar Series

Faculty Development Center Fall Workshop/Webinar Series

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center will kick off its fall series of faculty workshops Aug. 29. Each workshop will be offered on campus in the Library eClassroom, Room 110, at noon Central Time, and again online the same date at 6 p.m.

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In the News: Webster Art Student Entrepreneur; Stang on Kodachrome; Conway-Long on Family Life

In the News: Webster Art Student Entrepreneur; Stang on Kodachrome; Conway-Long on Family Life

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage of Webster students and faculty includes: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2VQbLgpJ5Q[/youtube] • Photography professor Susan Hacker Stang was interviewed on City Corner by host Steve Potter, discussing the photo art book by Webster faculty, alumni, and students, “Kodachrome: Photos from the Final Batches.” Read more about the book in the Summer issue of Webster World.

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South Carolina Celebrates Overseas Absentee Voter Act

South Carolina Celebrates Overseas Absentee Voter Act

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Representatives and alumni from Webster University were on hand at Joint Base Charleston last week to celebrate the ceremonial signing of the South Carolina Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voter Act (S.404) by Gov. Nikki Haley. According to pewcenteronthestates.org, the law passed with bipartisan support and makes it easier for South Carolinians overseas to participate […]

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Year of Human Rights September Film Series

Year of Human Rights September Film Series

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

‘Five Thursdays in September’ The International Year of Human Rights again presents a September film series: Sept. 1 – Gran Torino Sept. 8 – God Grew Tired of Us Sept. 15 – The Visitor Sept. 22 – New Year Baby Sept. 29 – District 9 All films will be screened at 7:30 p.m. in the […]

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Webster Ocala Metro Celebrates New Location

Webster Ocala Metro Celebrates New Location

| August 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Webster University’s Ocala Metropolitan Campus recently celebrated its campus relocation to Market Street at Heathbrook in Ocala, Fla., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 1.

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Sept. 8: Speaker Amer Ahmed

Sept. 8: Speaker Amer Ahmed

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Educator and diversity consultant Amer Ahmed visits Webster to discuss post 9/11 Islam in America, addressing the historical reality of Muslims in America and the dramatic shifts that occurred since 9/11. Date & Time: Thursday, Sept. 8, 5:30 p.m. Location: University Center Sunnen Lounge Admission: Free and open to the public

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Team Webster Works: Cycling for M.S. Research, Services

Team Webster Works: Cycling for M.S. Research, Services

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Alumni, faculty, staff and Webster friends are trekking to Columbia, Mo., Sept. 10-11 for the seventh incarnation of Team Webster Works. With 3,000 additional cycling enthusiasts, they hope to raise $3 million to provide services for local families impacted with crippling Multiple Sclerosis and fund research toward a cure.

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Webster Students Moving in: Geneva, Thailand, St. Louis

Webster Students Moving in: Geneva, Thailand, St. Louis

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last week we shared pictures from Webster University New Student Orientation in St. Louis and Vienna. But that wasn’t the half of it. New undergraduate students were welcomed to campuses throughout the Webster network last week, including Thailand, pictured above.

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